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Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go to War: Potential Outcomes of a Nuclear Strike

Grades: 9-12
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This segment describes how U2 spy planes discovered secret Soviet missile sites in Cuba, the U.S. response to this discovery and the Soviet ...

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National Standards for History

Investigate the relationship between the leaders of the U.S., Soviet Union and Cuba in the early 1960s and how that related to the placement of missiles in Cuba and why the presence of Soviet missiles in Cuba was a matter of concern to the U.S.


Source: Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go to War

http://www.pbs.org/programs/three-men/

Credits

Three Men Go To War was produced by John Murray from Crossing the Line Productions, and co-directed by Murray and Emer Reynolds.